Huamanga Province

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Coat of arms of Huamanga
Coat of arms
Location of Huamanga in the Ayacucho Region
Location of Huamanga in the Ayacucho Region
Country Peru
Region Ayacucho
Capital Ayacucho
 • Total 2,981.37 km2 (1,151.11 sq mi)
 • Total 191,287
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)

Huamanga is a province in northern part of the Ayacucho Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Ayacucho.

Political division[edit]

The province covers 2,981.3 square kilometres (1,151.1 sq mi) and is divided into fifteen districts:

Ethnic groups[edit]

The people in the province are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (50.37%) learnt to speak in childhood, 49.31% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language and 0.11 % using Aymara (2007 Peru Census).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°10′12″S 74°13′12″W / 13.17000°S 74.22000°W / -13.17000; -74.22000